Chloe Turner is a writer and researcher based in London, who works internationally.
Turner is currently completing a PhD with the Centre for Feminist Research, Goldsmiths University of London which focuses on how to create more just and pleasurable futures for queer/trans communities. In Summer 2023 Turner will be a researcher as part of 'Writing the History of Covid19: Lessons for the Next Pandemic' at Institute for Social and Economic Research & Policy, Columbia University, New York City.
Turner's writing on queer/trans imaginaries can be found in The Geographical Journal Special Issue: 'Encountering Lauren Berlant,' Sonic Scope: New Approaches to Audiovisual Culture, Soapbox: Journal of Cultural Analysis and Metaphor as Metamorphosis Art Journal. In 2023 Turner will contribute articles to the following journal Special Issues: The Sociological Review ‘Live Methods Revisited', Australian Feminist Studies ‘Creating Feminist Futures, Research Methodologies for New Times,’ Media Theory ‘Lauren Berlant and Media Studies’ and will be in conversation with artist & archivist Francis Whorrall-Campbell in MAI Journal: Feminism and Visual Culture ‘Gendered Death.'
As a researcher, Turner's long running project Feel Tanks (2018 -) has been supported as part of multiple British Academy / Leverhulme Trust projects (2019 & 2021-2022) and AHRC funded research projects (2020), the most recent being 'Feeling, Making, Imagining Time: Everyday temporal experiences in the Covid-19 pandemic' with Professor Rebecca Coleman (University of Bristol) and Dr Dawn Lyons (University of Kent). This is one of several Covid19 projects that Turner has worked on, with further projects considering pandemic futures under funding consideration for 2024 and beyond.
Turner is an Associate Lecturer in the Design School at LCC, University of the Arts London and the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies and Department of Art/Critical Practice both at Goldsmiths University of London where they teach feminist, decolonial, queer/trans theories & design. Turner convenes the popular public course, 'Masters of Sex: Feminisms, Sexuality and the Archive' and 'Bad Girls: Race and Gender in Popular Culture' (coming soon). Turner is an Editorial Member of the Feminist Review.